Understanding rural land markets in West Africa

Wednesday, 1st November 2017

Ibrahima KA, a researcher at IPAR, a sub-regional think tank based in Dakar, Senegal says West Africa must regulate rural land markets to protect the land rights of vulnerable families in rural communities.

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Eleven months ultimatum to resolve the problems of the poor. Ekta Parishad announced Delhi March for land reforms

Sunday, 10th December 2017

“Central government should immediately take concrete steps to resolve the problems of the poor, and to bring land reforms. The Government needs to be ready to face the nationwide mass movement if otherwise. Under the leadership of prominent Gandhian Dr. S.N. Subbarao, mass movement on land reform will be initiated throughout the country on 2nd October 2018.” This announcement was made by Rajgopal P.V, the founder of Ekta Parishad during the National People's Parliament on land reforms at Phoolbagh Maidan, Gwalior.

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National Conference on Land Reform in India

Friday, 8th December 2017

In India, land reform is currently a forgotten agenda. Immediately after India’s independence, the Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru promised to eliminate the intermediaries and restore land to the tiller resulting in the passing of historic Zamindari Abolition Act in 1956. Yet unfortunately, land has never became the core agenda of the successive governments despite various revolutionary steps through social movements. 

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A Visit on Communal Land Tittle (CLT) and Forest Management in Cambodia

Friday, 8th December 2017

The group of NGOs and government officials from Cambodia, led by the NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF) in collaboration with Asia Indigenous Peoples Pacts (AIPP) conducted a three-day exposure visit from 12th to 14th September 2017 in community, indigenous peoples’ organization and University of Chiang Mai. 

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The GLF roadshow is on its way: the National Organising Committee meets with relevant government agencies in Indonesia

Thursday, 16th November 2017

Members of the National Organising Committee (NOC) for the International Land Coalition's 2018 Global Land Forum (GLF) are carrying out a series of visits to various high-level government institutions in Indonesia. 

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ILC-LAC statement on the recent wave of evictions in Guatemala

Friday, 10th November 2017

The International Land Coalition Latin America and the Caribbean (ILC-LAC) is deeply concerned about the violent evictions carried out by the security forces of Guatemala on the 30th of  October and 1st -3rd  November 2017 in the communities Chab´il Cho´ch, in Izabal, and Cumbre Chanche Tactic and Semuy Cacchaila, in Alta Verapaz.

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